Grant Funded Training

Grant Funded Training Available for Employees of Qualifying NJ Businesses

USGBC NJ has been awarded a customized training grant from the State of NJ to provide education for employees of qualifying NJ businesses for CEUs and credentials.
Classes are forming now. Individuals & companies- if you are interested in creating or joining a class, contact . To apply, contact

A global green building shift has commenced in response to present realities and energy demand. As climate change contributes to increased storm intensities and global drought conditions, flooding, wildfires and impaired water quality—the need for resilience adaptation prior to and following natural disasters is critical. The green building sector is addressing these challenges-resulting in reduced carbon emissions, enhanced water quality protection and energy savings, and lower maintenance costs.

USGBC NJ’s education programs better prepare communities and businesses for these realities. The wide offering of courses provides training and education covering the spectrum of LEED Core Curriculum and Exam Prep, Corporate Sustainability, Construction/ Trades, Resiliency and more. A goal is that every participant become LEED and/or WELL accredited.

This grant is for training employees of businesses in NJ, and will provide fully funded training, and covers the complete spectrum of LEED Core Curriculum and Exam Prep., Corporate Sustainability, GPRO (Construction/ Trades), and more.

USGBC NJ provides top notch education on the following topics:

  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Modules for Onsite Training of Green Teams
  • Leading Sustainability Initiatives
  • Incorporating Green Savings into Business Plans
  • Energy Efficient Design
  • Integrated Building Envelope, Energy Efficiency & LEED
  • NJ Energy Code Updates
  • Climate Reality: Causes, Affects & Solutions for the 21st Century And Beyond
  • Indoor Environmental Quality, Energy Incentives and Carbon Neutrality Planning
  • WELL Building Standard, the Credential and Rating system that focuses on Health
  • LEED Green Associate Credential
  • Next Level of LEED Building Design and Construction (BD+C) AP – Credential
  • LEED Operations and Maintenance (O+M) AP – Credential
  • GPRO Sustainability Training specifically for the Building Trades (Construction Management, Plumbing,  Electrical, and Operations & Maintenance)
  • Guide for Greening Food Services
  • Green Facility Training
  • Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
  • Introduction to Facility Operations
  • Waste and Recycling Operations
  • Waste and Recycling Contracting
  • Facility “Go Green” Team Training For Managers
  • LEED and Trip Advisors – Facilities Greenleaders Staff Training
  • Facility Team Green Training and Implementation

And others. Courses can be designed and tailored for green building and community needs.

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Public and private courses are available. CLICK HERE to see our listing of upcoming public workshops.

Interested in receiving fully funded training for your employees?